How to grow Gustavia superba

Gustavia superba grow and care – tree of the genus Gustavia also known as Gustavia plant or Heaven Lotus, Gustavia superba perennial evergreen plant and edible for the fruit but mostly used as ornamental fragrant plant can grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+.

Leaves color green in wedge shape leaves are glossy.

Gustavia superba flower

Flower fragrant color white or pink with 6-8 petals, flowers mostly grow on mature branches.

Fruit edible peel color brown and the inner yellow to orange, the taste like meat.

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How to grow Gustavia superba growing and care:

Moist, more than 10C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Iguana

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for desgin

Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Fragrant flowers in color white or pink with 6-8 petals, flowers mostly grow on mature branches

Edible Fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Autumn / Winter

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds

What can be done with big quantities of Gustavia superba fruits?
Eat raw, cooked

Work requirements on the fruit:
Just collect

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Scientific name:

Gustavia superba

How to grow Gustavia superba

Gustavia superba flower

Gustavia superba plant

Gustavia superba

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Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Fruit
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Tree
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Fragrance
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 13